Friday, October 04, 2013
NMP - Next Moment Perfect
Next Moment Perfect
We all struggle with "living in the now". In the classic rock song made popular by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young called "Teach Your Children" there is a line "the past is just a good-bye". The thought provoking song, written by Graham Nash became popular in the early 1970's. The lyrics can be found here.
We all fail. We all fall down. Most businesses fail very soon after they have started. Most successful business people have had one or more businesses that failed, before they succeeded. There is even a book called Failing Forward. So, yesterday, you made a mistake - a small one or a big one. Last year, ten years ago you made an even bigger mistake.
Here is an acronym to help: NMP
NMP stands for "Next Moment Perfect". You have control over what you do next. To me it is comforting to think that yesterday I made a mess of my day, but today is new and fresh and I can make each future moment better.